Natural History Museum of Utah, Salt Lake City

4.8
#1 of 109 in Museums in Utah
Explore the region's paleontology, climate, topography, geology, wildlife, water resources, and anthropology at Natural History Museum of Utah. The museum features over 1.2 million objects organized in seven collections. Start on the fifth floor and work your way down to the bottom, where you will find four cast skeletons of Jurassic dinosaurs. Look for the 18 m (60 ft) replica of the 4,000-year-old pictograph panel from Utah's Horseshoe Canyon and "Romney Mine," a walk-in recreation of a 19th-century lead-zinc-silver mine. A small cafe serves salads and wraps. Avoid weekdays if you don’t want to run into school groups. Put Natural History Museum of Utah and other Salt Lake City attractions into our Salt Lake City trip itinerary planning site , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We came primarily to see the dinosaur exhibit and were not disappointed. Our enjoyment of the exhibit was enhanced by the knowledgeable docents who could answer questions and also engage us on what we...  more »
  • A friend recommended we stop at the Natural History Museum while visiting Salt Lake City. This was the highlight of my trip. There was so much history and things to be learned. Maya, Hidden Worlds Rev...  more »
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  • For our family of six, this is definitely a multi-visit museum. The currently Mayan exhibit was enough to keep our kids busy for hours. They all liked the AR modules, too. But seeing dinosaur skeletons is the best. When my kindergartners realized the bones they were looking at were just the head and that this head was bigger than the two of them combined, their understanding of size and scale completely changed. Can't wait to go back again.
  • I really liked this museum. Not like a new York one but still cool to see that they had as much as they did. The cheese and chocolate festival was pretty fun. The best vendor hands down was White Lake Farms the two that run it are awesome and they had the best honey I've ever tasted. I had to buy a jar because it was so yummy. Not to mention real.

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